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Judy Slater

Judy Slater

Judy Slater is a former executive at Fox News. [1]

Education

Slater attended Rutgers University. [1]

Career at Fox News

She joined Fox News in 1998, overseeing the network's accounts. [1]In 2006, she was promoted to vice president and comptroller. [1] [2]

Firing

In March 2017, Slater was fired from Fox News over allegations her behavior toward African-American colleagues was abhorrent. [1] [2] She allegedly asked one African-American employee if all three of her children were fathered by the same man. [1]Slater also called another woman 'sista' and mocked the speech of black employees, openly complaining that they mispronounce words. [1] [2]

In another reported incident, she write down words like sister, mother and father and asked the black / african employees to pronounce them aloud. [1] [2]

She also raised her hands in a hands up, don't shoot gesture when she was wished good night by two African-American employees.

[1] [2]

Lawsuit

On March 28, 2017, Tabrese Wright and Tichaona Brown filed a racial discrimination lawsuit against Fox News Channel. They are accusing Slater of racial harassment and the network of ignoring their complaints. [4]

References

[1]
Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comJudy smiling
Mar 26, 2017, 6:36 AM
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Citation Linkvariety.comJudy Slater identified
Mar 26, 2017, 6:39 AM
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Citation Linkthewrap.comArticle about the incident
Mar 26, 2017, 7:12 AM
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Citation Linkfacebook.comJudy Slater on Facebook
Mar 26, 2017, 7:14 AM
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Citation Linkhuffingtonpost.comLawsuit
Mar 30, 2017, 4:36 AM